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Clinical Tools

First Nations Discharge Tools

The Palliative Performance Scale

The PPS is designed to allow health care professionals to measure performance status at the end-of-life based on five objective indicators.

  • Palliative Performance Scale (PDF, 84 KB)
    A non-water marked version is available for WRHA staff for use in clinical areas.  Anyone else interested in using the PPSv2 tool must contact Victoria Hospice for copyright permission.

The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System

ESAS is designed to help health care professionals assess common symptoms at the end of life. The ESAS elicits the patient's subjective perception using a numerical scale.

Pain Clinical Practice Guideline

The Pain CPG is a tool that is being implemented throughout the WRHA to promote evidence-based pain assessment, management and education.